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The Sabbath Watchman: 1919-1930 The Sabbath Watchman  in English was first published in the United States in 1925. Unfortunately, some hard-copy archive copies are missing from the physical folders. Those available reveal some of the early history, especially those issues that are translations of articles from the German  Sabbat-Wächter . The German edition, with the name  Wächter der Wahrheit,  was first published in 1919 and continued for six years.
The Sabbath Watchman: 1931-1940 The decade of the 1930s reveals the story of the development of the work in the United States.  The Sabbath Watchman  also contains reports of developments of the work in other parts of the world, especially in Europe and in Germany. Some issues are missing pages.
The Sabbath Watchman: 1941-1950 The Sabbath Watchman in the 1940s reflected conditions in the church during World War II and its aftermath. There were actual, everyday examples of the Reform Movement’s correctness in its stand with regard to military service and government relations. Prayer for those who were caught in the strife between nations was earnest and ongoing.
The Sabbath Watchman: 1951-1960 Issues of The Sabbath Watchman in the period from 1951 to 1960 reflect relative stability and outreach to more countries.
The Sabbath Watchman: 1961-1970 In the 1960s, even while nations continued to go to war, there were many opportunities to preach the gospel and extend the banner of the cross, even to Africa and Asia.
The Sabbath Watchman: 1971-1980 In the 1970s, particularly in the American Union, there was a push to expand the publishing work. It was at this time that the  Reformation Study Course  was produced and sent to Adventist workers all around the world.  The Sabbath Watchman  was produced monthly part of the time.
The Sabbath Watchman: 1981-1990 The Sabbath Watchman  issues shown here were managed primarily by the publishing house of the American Union (Religious Liberty Publishing Assn.), and this was true for the previous decades as well.
The Sabbath Watchman: 1991-2000 Although the German  Sabbat-Wächter  had been published by the German Union with support from the General Conference, the 1990s saw the push for the General Conference to assume responsibility for the official organ of the church as an international body.
The Sabbath Watchman: 2001-2010 In the period from 2001 to 2010,  The Sabbath Watchman  was published occasionally by the General Conference and consistently by individual Unions, especially the German Union and the Netherlands Field.
The Sabbath Watchman: 2011-2020 At the 2012 General Conference Assembly in South Africa, the General Conference Publishing Department was encouraged to maintain the regular publication of  The Sabbath Watchman in English and Spanish. Through 2017, the publication carried an important responsibility for the dissemination of spiritual topics and news for the churches and individuals around the world. Beginning in January 2018, the magazine was published four times per year.